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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Gluten : allergy occurs when the proteins invested encounter your gastric tract, antibodies are already present, while others are produced over time after expo ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need more informati: You need to get more information from your physician. The presence of gluten can cause immediate symptoms.The antibodies take time to appear and d ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Blood tests help: Blood tests are extremely important, but most diagnoses are made using multiple pieces of information. There is a battery of tests that helps phys ... Read More
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Dr. Anlin Xu answered
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Most of the time: There r specific blood tests ur doctor can order and help to diagnose celiac disaese. But some patients with celiac dis don't show positivity to thes ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
Testing for gluten: Sensitivity can be tricky, and should be done by a physician with the context of a good clinical history of diet and symptoms. The best way to definit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Stick with gluten: Free diet. A test may become negative after successful treatment but that does not mean cure. The child in all likelihood has gluten sensitivity. You ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
35 years experience Neurology
Sometimes none: A celiac "panel" should look for several things and some of those will be positive in people with celiac disease without any exposure to gluten at or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,but: There are many that have positive antibody tests that are not positive by biopsy study.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Which blood test?: Diagnosis of gluten sensitivity, celiac disease is only partly determined by blood tests and there are more than one type of tests for celiac disease. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Gluten blood test: Not true.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Biopsy: Usually celiac sprue is diagnosed by a biopsy of the intestinal lining. Alternately, you can avoid wheat products for a few weeks, and see if your sy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Prob ok but...: You are trying to show with the blood test that you have the antibodies to gluten. Usually doctors will recommend the opposite; that you still eat fo ... Read More
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